Engel and Plastisud create joint venture for cap systems in China


Engel, the Austrian injection molding machine manufacturer, and French mold maker Plastisud have formed a joint venture for the production of sealing caps for water and soft drinks containers in China.

Plastisud and Engel will unveil this new concept, which they call Green Cap, at the Chinaplas 2012 trade fair (April 18-21; Shanghai).

At the Green Cap stand (F41 in hall W1), an all-electric Engel e-cap 3440/420 injection molding machine will make nearly 130,000 sealing caps per hour on a 96-cavity mold made by Plastisud, reaching a cycle time faster than 2.8 seconds.

The Green Cap line comes in 32- to 96-cavity molds, along with the machine clamping force of 200-420 tons, with an option for 500 tons....
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